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Bechtel is Awarded Contract to Build New Combined-Cycle Facility in Carroll County, Ohio

RESTON, Virginia - April 8, 2015

Award Reflects Bechtel’s Track Record Successfully Delivering Combined-Cycle Power Plants 

Bechtel has been selected by Carroll County Energy LLC, an affiliate of Advanced Power, to build a 700 megawatt natural gas-fired combined-cycle generating facility in Carroll County, Ohio.  Bechtel will be responsible for engineering, procurement, construction and start-up of the Carroll County Energy Facility, which will use advanced emissions-control technology and will be one of the cleanest and most efficient plants in the nation.

“We are proud to be working with Carroll County Energy LLC to help deliver this new facility.  We have extensive experience successfully delivering combined-cycle facilities and we look forward to delivering a quality facility that will meet the growing energy needs of the region,” said Scott Osborne, Operations Manager for Power, Bechtel. 

Bechtel Enterprises partnered with Advanced Power in the development of the project.

“This is an important project that will offer a significant stimulus for the economy of Carroll County.  We look forward to continuing our collaborative working relationship with Bechtel as we move from the development phase into construction,” said Tom Spang, CEO of Advanced Power.  

Bechtel has received full notice to proceed and construction work will begin immediately.  The plant is scheduled to open for commercial operation in 2017.  Once completed, the facility will generate sufficient electricity to power more than 740,000 homes in the region.

Bechtel is a global leader in the design and execution of complex power projects and has been at the forefront of the power industry for more than 60 years. The company has successfully completed combined-cycle projects around the world including the United States, United Kingdom, Netherlands, Brazil, Taiwan, Egypt, India, Turkey, and Mexico.

About Carroll County Energy LLC:
Carroll County Energy LLC is a subsidiary of Advanced Power AG, a leading energy development company with offices in Boston and London. Advanced Power’s management has a proven track record of developing more than 9,400 megawatts of power generation projects worldwide.

About Bechtel

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.  www.bechtel.com